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Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
even though the government said it will not allow its territory to be used to launch attacks against syria. but syrians state media has accuseded the jordanian government in participating in what is called a u.s.-led aggression. a man recently hosted a meeting of countries likely to take part in any military intervention. >> translator: >> things can be resolved without a military strike because it will have consequences the arab the people and syria's neighbors don't need. >> reporter: and syria's foreign minister said the country hasn't attacked jordan in the past two and a half years and it would be a shame if that had to change. a divided arab league have not had the restrictions if the they strike syria. >> translator: >> this is part of america's plan to divide the middle east it started with iraq and now syria and this is an israel's interest. tra*p>> translator: it happenedn iraq and maybe in syria and maybe egypt. >> reporter: the syrian government promised to defend themself against attack. the fire in syria won't stop at its borders. al jazeera, beirut. >> the tinspection
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 3:00am PDT
of many americans as the world awaits a possible u.s. strike on syria, but will president obama bend to the pressure? and will the u.s. military have to go it alone? >> no event are we considering any military action that would involve boots on the ground. >> no boots on the ground. we'll show you what aa possible attack on syria might look like. >>> don't get too excited, mary jane, that's a catch. >>> good morning, i'm brianna keilar. >> and i'm victor blackwell. good morning. this is "new day saturday." >> we begin with the crisis in syria. we've gotten word that the united nations weapons inspectors are out of syria. they arrived in beirut just hours ago and are carrying with them any evidence of a chemical attack in a damascus suburb. why is it critical that they've left syria? with the u.n. team out, the window, that's thought, is open here for a possible u.s. military strike. >> cnn exclusive video now. chief inspector angela king flew straight to new york to brief u.n. secretary general ban ki moon, telling them results of the chemical weapons test may not be available for a
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:00am EDT
of the u.s. retail sales later on today. gilts, the yield at 2.49%, just below that 2.5% level. we did see it above that level, about half an hour ago. now, of course, we get uk inflation data for the month of july. that will be a key focus for the gilt markets and the sterling dollar up here, which is currently unchanged, changing hands at 154.64. aussie dollar we did see confidence at an eight-month low, down by .1%. and dollar/yen, seeing that strong surge following yesterday's gains, up by .9% in today's session. look, there is these reports in the nikkei newspaper saying that shinzo abe may offset the rise in the consumption tax with a cut in the corporate tax. these reports aren't new, but certainly fueling that rally in the nikkei today and leading to a lower yen. now, let's check in on markets in asia. li sixuan is in singapore. good afternoon to you, sixuan. >> thank you. the market lagered yesterday and was the top gainer in today's trade. rallying 2.6%, helped by a weaker yen and hopes of a lower corporate tax rate. the rest of asian markets also broadly higher. the shanghai com
SFGTV
Aug 15, 2013 6:30am PDT
though people denied that, but at times, many of us are politicians, but we always try to govern with our hearts. >> i have always considered myself having progressive politics. i believe in a vision of people having their needs met. i believe in equity. when people have special needs, we should be considered of that. i also feel that working families in the lowest income population should have a safety net. we should have civil-rights and equality rights for people as well. if that is being a progressive, then i am proud of being a progressive. >> for those of us on the board, i know many of us have young ben was in the city. i know a ton of my friends have left the city. one thing that the strike me as we have a ton of data, but it is a different places. this year, we will call for those constituents to come together to understand the issue better and, going forward, enacting policies to extend that period . of all the places i have been, this is my favorite. i am a born and raised san franciscan. more important, i represent district 2. i grew up in the marina district close to the pala
FOX
Aug 22, 2013 5:30pm EDT
. >> reporting there from cairo. for more on today's release in the future of egypt, i spoke with the u.s. ambassador to bahrain. there are two schools of thought about what america should do on egypt. one of them is to stand up and back these protests, and the other is to hold our cards close to our chest because we don't know what will happen. >> the united states should exercise strategic patients. people in the united states are troubled by what they see on violence, and by this however, this is a process that will take a long time to play out. we should hold our fire and encourage the egyptian government to work through state institutions and to support those institutions. to not take steps to undermine them and limit the ability to work through these issues. moment,uggest at the the best course is stability even with the control of the military. >> i don't see that as the choice. but the military has a role to play. this is a pillar of the egyptian state. with the judiciary and the legislature. mohamed morsi neutered the judiciary and the legislative, leaving the military. the choic
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 7:30am EDT
the canals to bring the water to us, we wouldn't be but this is a desert. there would be a few people here but not all of us certainly. the great megalopolis grown here in phoenix and los angeles, all of those areas wouldn't have the growth that has if we don't pay attention to the importance of using the river anymore sustainable way. that's been huge challenge and a look at 100 years of a rivers history, and i've only seen some real hope towards the end of that 100 years, and beyond, and the 21st century where starting to pay attention of a crisis before we look for reasonable solution. but looking at the whole picture, looking at the whole picture of the river helps us understand yes, why we exist the way we do here in the southwest. it also helps us understand the role of rivers surface water in arid regions, and other parts of the world. but it also gives us a larger picture, a piece of a larger picture of how humans relate to the environment and the stresses and strains that come along with it or the political fights that hamper, creating a sustainable relationship, all of the barrie
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
action against syria. what a difference a few days can make. less than a week ago the president told us chemical weapons uses aa question mark. now vice president biden saying there's no doubt chemical weapons were used and defense secretary chuck hagel says u.s. forces in the region are ready to go with armed u.s. warships already in the region. iran warning of a disaster if the u.s. intervenes in syria. we're covering all the angles of the story including the only western network reporter on the ground inside syria. let's begin with chris lawrence at the pentagon. chris, what's the latest in. >> reporter: military officials say once they get the order they could be ready to go within hours but while obama administration officials continue to verbally hammer bashar al assad we're still waiting to get the hard evidence that he's responsible. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children, should and must be held accountable. >> reporter: another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but t
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
. >> i'm jamie colby in for jenna lee today. right now it is looking increasingly likely that the u.s. will lead a military strike on syria. this is all a week after alleged chemical weapons attacks were happening, that killed, what we're seeing many people. vice president joe biden is saying there is is now doubt the assad regime is to blame and right now the u.s. has warships, four of them, in the mediterranean. crews missiles are ready to be fired but the obama administration has to still work out some of the details in considering how the assad regime will respond. our chief white house correspondent ed henry live at the white house with the very latest. ed, good morning to you. are they planning on getting congressional authorization first? >> reporter: it does not look like it, jamie. the situation getting worse by the hour. israel on high alert, worried about possible retaliation by the syrian regime. in the last few moments turkish foreign minister is being prepared and turkey is on high alert at this hour to protect turkish interests. vice president biden, becoming the latest
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 8:00am PDT
for a strike. u.s. secretary of state john kerry and president barack obama making the case to take action yesterday. we're covering every angle of the crisis in syria. barbara starr at the pentagon, jill dougherty at the white house, nick payton wash at the united nations in new york and fred pleitgen joining us from beirut, lebanon. let's begin at the pentagon. barbara, what moves has the military already made to get in place for any possible strikes? >> well, fred, by all accounts everything is in place. it's simply awaiting a decision from the president to execute an order to strike. there are still five u.s. navy warships in the eastern mediterranean, about 40 tomahawk cruise missiles on each of them. these are very precise weapons guided to their preplanned targets by satellite coordinates, 1,000-pound warheads on them, so very lethal. the target list, by all accounts, will include command and control centers, regime elements, weapons delivery systems areas, that sort of thing. anything they can get after that they can tie to potential chemical weapons attack or the regime itself and
KICU
Aug 12, 2013 4:00am PDT
down its local news sites, called patch. scott shellady of trean group joins us on this monday morning. happy monday morning to you, scott. - good morning. - how critical will the inflation numbers and retail earnings this week be to traders? - it's going to be very critical with the fed's dual mandate. we have to keep an eye on inflation. i don't think we've got inflation. i think we've got disinflation. bernanke mentioned that in his last speech. something to watch going forward - we actually might be in a deflationary cycle, so, keep your eyes glued to the inflation numbers. - china plays were popular last week with people buying the metals because of some growth in china. what will be your play this week? what do you see happening here? - i tell you what, i think you should stay away from china. china leads us in manufacturing. only one thing - their economic numbers. really, them in manufacturing - everything else, just by a hair. so be careful about china. at the end of last quarter, three of their largest banks shut down their atms over the weekend. you couldn't take any money o
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
for us. you see it all over. and here it is, in your hometown. >> reporter: state police say the shooter had an ongoing property dispute with the township. he's in police custody this morning. preeti arla, abc news, washington. >> we'll, of course, stay on top of that story and bring you any developments. >>> and another scene we've been watching overnight, a fast-moving wildfire that's threatened hundreds of homes in southern california. the fire started in cleveland national forest and grew quickly, as temperatures neared 100 degrees. residents in the town of lake elsinore were forced to leave as ash rained down on their homes and entire neighborhoods were enveloped in smoke. a dc-10 was called in to drop fire retardant. but there is good news. some residents have now been able to go back home as crews are making progress. >>> more news breaking overnight. air travelers could face delays this morning after a global ticketing system crash. the sabre system is used by hundreds of airlines at more than 100 airports around the world. among the u.s. airlines affected are jetblue, american a
PBS
Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
on today's release in the future of egypt, i spoke with the u.s. ambassador to bahrain. there are two schools of thought about what america should do on egypt. one of them is to stand up and back these protests, and the other is to hold our cards close to our chest because we don't know what will happen. >> the united states should exercise strategic patients. people in the united states are troubled by what they see on violence, and by this however, this is a process that will take a long time to play out. we should hold our fire and encourage the egyptian government to work through state institutions and to support those institutions. to not take steps to undermine them and limit the ability to work through these issues. moment,uggest at the the best course is stability even with the control of the military. >> i don't see that as the choice. but the military has a role to play. this is a pillar of the egyptian state. with the judiciary and the legislature. mohamed morsi neutered the judiciary and the legislative, leaving the military. the choice is between the big states and. it is
SFGTV
Jul 31, 2013 7:30pm PDT
years and 10 months. this is through china eastern airlines and them signing on to the use and lease agreement. the terms are identical to the previous approved 43 leases, 43 previous airlines that signed on to the agreement. in addition to setting landing fees and providing for ticket and counter space at the airport the agreement is also the mechanism that ensuring the annual payment from the airport to the city through 2021. under the proposed agreements they will pay the air airport monthly landing fees listed. the budget analyst recommends approval and i am happy to answer any questions. >> thank you. colleagues any questions? okay. we will move on to the budget analyst report for item nine please. >> mr. chairman, members of committee on page 36 at the bottom what is stated on page 37 and china eastern airlines and scandinavian airlines will pay the amount listed that is less than the permits. we recommend that you approve this resolution. >> okay thank you mr. rose. colleagues any questions comments for mr. rose? okay. we will move on to public comment? seeing none p
CNN
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
there's a survey of the top female economists in the u.s. to see who they support. find out what they say. we'll see you back here next weekend. have a great weekend. >>> hello, everyone. a look at the top stories this hour in the "cnn newsroom." u.s. embassies and consulates are locked tight today. fear of a terror attack has them on high alert. americans are urged to stay vigilant. >>> people on venice beach in california on the board walk there ran for their lives as a hit and run driver swerved in to the crowd. a woman on her honeymoon was killed. the driver now under arrest. and breaking news about a-rod's future in major league baseball. all linked to a doping scandal. >>> and more on that breaking news right now in major league baseball. the steroid investigation, "usa today" is reporting yankees third baseman alex rodriguez will be suspended through the 2014 season. that suspension comes tomorrow. the paper also says a-rod will appeal that suspension. that appeal would leave him eligible to play tomorrow night in the yankees game against the white sox. let's bring in andy
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
study is out from the cdc, shows how poorly americans are sleeping. prescription drug use to help with sleep on the rise. why are so many people having such a hard time sleeping and what can you do to get a better night's rest? i myself will be learning something in this. >> that's a big topic around this office. i will tell you. also, it is back to school time. kids hate it. check out mom, couldn't be happier, we are celebratory dance apparently an annual tradition is going viral. her kids, eh, not so thrilled about it. >> i like the shuffle step, approval over the twerk. big news this morning, let's get to it, the big decision on syria. president obama says the syrian government attacked its own people with chemical weapons. the president heads to congress to make the case as the u.s. seems to be ramping up, however, one of its key allies, britain is slowing things down. the question is what zp they find? we begin with barbara star at the pebt gone. >> good morning, chris. britain and washington will be releasing details on what it has about assad killing his own people. preside
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
>> dubois: tonight, the u.s. takes action against the terror threat. the u.s. embassy in yemen is evacuated and an american drone delivers a deadly message to al qaeda. bob orr has the latest. the army psychiatrist defending himself in the fort hood massacre trial tells the court the evidence will clearly show he is the shooter. anna werner is there. a former president known as a fitness buff winds up in the hospital for treatment of a clogged artery. dr. jon lapook tells us about the procedure used on george w. bush and many other americans. and one year ago, curiosity dropped in on the neighbors. >> touchdown confirmed. (cheers and applause) >> dubois: ben tracy on what we found and where we go from here. captioning sponsored by cbs cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> dubois: good evening, scott is on assignment, i'm maurice dubois. the united states took both offensive and defensive action today in response to the worldwide terror threat. that threat had already caused the state department to put out an alert for americans traveling overseas and shut dow
FOX Business
Aug 12, 2013 11:00am EDT
blackberry stock way of today. companies looking for new alternatives. steve forbes is coming on to tell us about getting rid of that irs. this is interesting. revolutionizing travel. elon musk expected to make an announcement today. nyc to l.a. in 45 minutes. we will explain. markets now. ♪ connell: it is good to be with you on markets now. we will get to steve forbes in just a minute. we begin with stocks now. the dow is up a little bit. adam shapiro is on the floor of the new york stock exchange. adam: good morning. the s&p is still in negative territory. apple is up over 2%. just to give you some idea of who is winning and who is losing on the dow, cisco and ibm. connell: thank you very much, adam. the irs is still targeting tea party groups. steve forbes says forget about it. let's get rid of the irs altogether. thank you for coming in. >> i think there is a growing consensus. i think we can get rid of it all. people realize it is beyond redemption. given these scandals, why not just start all over. start with a new culture, new tax code. connell: the flat tax. you have been talking
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 10:00pm EDT
president a thug and, and the world had a moral obligation to punish syria for using chemical weapons. there are more disturbing weapons coming out of syria. there was an attack in northwest syria. the bomb may have contained napon or similar substance that sticks to skin and causes severe burns. consider this is next. >> the action or inaction in syria. the death toll for the recent gas attack has risen, giving more fuel to those who want to attack the country. but who will get help and who will get hurt if america intervenes? and more than a million syrian children most under 11 are now refugees. the major humanitarian crisis, and what's next. >>> plus california losing money from the movie industry. and google and the world brain. the internet giant plants to put every book in the world online. >>> hello, in consider this, there are grave concerns. a threat to national security and a challenge to the world. >> it increases the risk of chemical weapons, and what we use of the future and it falls in the hands of terrorist who is might use them against us. >> reporter: and as secretar
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm EDT
experience, that is great. but our industry changes so quickly that almost none of us have done anything like this before. so it's all new. so i ask people how they would handle specific situations and we are looking for flexibility. and we are looking for the skills of a can adapt. one of the things we are looking for is at a meeting that we, a lot of them were mbas and than they had been asking about their career path and that was a very good set of advice. because they were saying that we won't see fleshless. >> people would call me up and say i am a vp now and i need to be a senior vice president for chief operating officer or whatever your company. and i would say so all the people actually showed up and said, how could i help. >> there were a lot of people that turned us down in our early days. >> they still remember. i was offered jobs with more senior titles. but the google job was way better job. even when i went to facebook. it would've been ceo of the things that i did. i came into work with mark. titles don't always matter as much. you to focus on that. >> he shifted to new compan
CNN
Aug 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
>>> u.s. military forces are now on a heightened state of alert as an al qaeda terror plot prompts the massive shutdown of american embassies around the world. we are live from five countries bringing you the very latest. >>> one of the victims has expired at the hospital due to the injuries. >> a car plows into a crowd of people on venice beach's famed boardwalk. one person is dead, many more hospitalized. why some witnesses are saying, listen, this was not an accident. >>> my thing is, for that kind of money, it better work when i want it to work. >> planning on watching "60 minutes" tonight? how about tiger at the bridgestone invitational today? well, if you have time warner cable in new york or l.a., sorry, you're out of luck. good morning, everyone, i'm brianna keilar. >> i'm victor blackwell. 6:00 here at cnn world headquarters. thanks for starting your "new day" with us. >>> across asia, the middle east and north africa, 22 u.s. embassies and consulate have locked their doors today. >> the signs to visitors say it all, stop. the u.s. has also issued a worldwide travel alert,
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets that are under our feet. we have about two million miles of pipe in this nation. if you're walking around in an urban area, you're probably stepping on a pipe. man: our grandparents paid for, and put in for the first time, these large distribution systems. woman: and in many cases, it's not been touched since. man: we're at a critical turning point. much of that infrastructure is wearing out. narrator: our water infrastructure is made up of complex, underground systems that function continuously. these 10 locations t
Current
Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
to see you today. thank you for joining us here on the "full court press," coming to you live on current tv, all across this great land of ours. wherever you happen to be, we are there for you and wherever the news is happening this morning, we're on it. we've got it covered. we'll tell you all about it and give you a chance to comment about it yourself. let us know what you think at 1-866-55-press. that's our toll free number and also you can join us on twitter. of course, at bpshow. and we want you to be our friend on facebook. join us on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. big day today for the first time, president obama's going to sign the student loan bill and then for the first time since april 30, he's going to hold a news conference in the reist room of the white house. yes, you bet, i will be there. and we can expect questions to the president on edward snowden, on drones, on the nsa, on immigration reform, on syria, and why he is giving the medal of freedom to oprah winfrey. i think she deserves it but still get a question about that. in other news, georgia republicans say
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am PDT
and the administration's continued use of the controversial talking point. i am jamie colby. >> and i am greg jarret. >> they are focusing on law makers wasting time and attention on phony scandal instead of the people's work. >> to often over the past two years, washington took its eye off of the ball. they have allowed political postural and phony scandal to distract from our economy and growing middle-class. >> fox news poll find that people do not agree with the president. the interest in the benghazi terrorist attack is anything but phony and not phony to voters, nsa snooping on americans. and the justice department seizing telephone records and irs targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. host of power play on fox news live. chris, you have written your insightful and provocative column today. it is entitled phony? balonnie. reporters are going to ask him about that phrase, right? >> oh, sure. this is where the rubber meets the rod. it is 100 since the president did a full press conference, in the end of april and it has been a hundred days and all of those scandals have grown, in cas
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
qaeda attack, the state department today urged all u.s. citizens in yemen to get out of the country "immediately." good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the newshour tonight, the warning came just hours after reports that suspected al qaeda members were killed by an american drone strike in yemen. we get the latest on the terror threat there. >> ifill: then, it's the dawn of a new era at one of america's landmark newspapers. we have an exclusive broadcast interview with the chairman and c.e.o. of the "washington post's" parent company, donald graham. >> warner: "i am the shooter," declared army major nidal hasan at the start of his trial in an attack that killed 13 at fort hood, texas. we look at today's opening arguments and early testimony. >> ifill: the pentagon eased financial pain for its employees by cutting unpaid furlough from 11 days to six. ray suarez discusses the budget cuts and terror threats with deputy secretary of defense ashton carter. >> our effort to deal with the current budget situation, we believe, has to be driven by strategy. th
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 9:00pm PDT
of the main city, we had a very angry woman throw a brick at us. the crowds there turning against us. we were advised to leave the scene. so it's a very difficult environment to navigate, especially because the front lines here, too with violence are not entirely clear. >> stay safe out there. dangerous situation and i appreciate all the reporting for us. i want to bring in egyptian journalist, mona she knows how quickly it could spiral out of control. she was arrested in 2011 while reporting on the revolution and joins me by phone. mona, thank you for joining me. the last time we talked was mubarak scenes. it seems a long way away. what do you think is going on and how bad can this get? >> it's been a horrible day, piers. i want to condemn the mass killing by the security services and the church torchings that happened across the country, and i'm speaking to you right now in a cairo under curfew, as many other provinces across the country are. i want to stress one thing, and this is important. we have to stop the bloodshed. the revolution was not launched in the name of an islamic or militar
CNN
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
us he had a dream. >> come on, let's go! >>> the fast-moving wildfire that has consumed 165 square miles has entered yosemite national park. and having doubled in size in just one day, it's now bearing down on thousands of structures. >>> she was tried, convicted and monday she'll be back in court. now jane velez-mitchell reveals new details about jodi arias that show how a previous boyfriend may have narrowly escaped her clutches. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm brianna kheiler. >> and i'm ivan watson. it's 10:00 p.m. on the east coast, 7:00 on the west. and you're in the cnn newsroom. >> let freedom ring. >> and we begin this hour with history being made again today in the nation's capital. >> that's right. marchers are retracing the landmark 1963 march on washington. it was 50 years ago wednesday that the reverend martin luther king, jr. called for an end to hatred and bigotry in his "i have a dream" speech. >> chris is on the mall. chris, participants are exchanging words, but there are still a few issues here, right? >> reporter: i think one of the biggest is that obviously 50
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
on the chemical attack and how the u.s. should respond. >>> the new york police department has targeted mosques to spy on members. >>> and fast-food workers across the country are picketing. they want higher wages. ♪ >>> the u.s. and its allies say syria must face the consequences for last week's chemical weapons attack on civils, but while president obama blames the assad government, other word leaders are not ready to make that conclusion. five members of the security council, and others will meet tonight to discussion the situation. the white house will brief congressional leaders on what is known about the attack, and how the u.s. cold respond. britain and other nations are discussing potential response, while iran and russia says they will work together to prevent military action. we begin our coverage with mike viqueira live at the white house. mike, the president seems to be wanting this international coalition, right? but the risk with that is if you don't get the international coalition, and you still proceed, then what? >> right. and that is why the united states has been very caref
Current
Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
, everybody. great to see you today. thank you for joining us here and welcome to the "full court press." we are your morning talk show. three hours of town hall here. monday through friday coming to you live on current tv. our job is to tell you what's going on this morning both here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe and your job is to tell us what you think about it all. you can do so by just picking up the phone early this morning, giving us a call at 1-866-55-press. or you've probably already been tweeting this morning. come to us on twitter at bpshow. and on facebook, join us at facebook.com/billpressshow. big question on facebook, we'll tell you all about this morning. in the news today, the major league baseball dropped the hammer yesterday finally on a-rod suspending him for 211 games. he's allowed to play while he appeals that decision. in fact, he played against the white sox in chicago last night. 12 other players were slapped with 50 game suspensions starting immediately. the white house is defending, keeping 19 embassies closed in the middle east f
WHUT
Aug 8, 2013 7:00am EDT
correspondent joins us now from there. a new networker which potentially seems to threaten rupert murdoch's business empire. >> it is. let's begin by having a look at the paper itself. telegraph."daily you can see kevin rudd to rest up here as colonel klink and on the other side, sergeant sch ultz, that is the deputy prime minister. this german theme was picked up on by this newspaper because he was seen having a drink in a bavarian style tavern in australia with another member of the labour party who has been investigated on various corruption allegations. but you are right, i think the row, or at least what mr. rudd is saying is mr. murdoch intervened so decisively really because he is concerned about plans for a national broadband network -- in other words, improving internet access -- and that is something that could have implications for mr. foxtel cablen network. the second time in a week we have had headlines like this. i want to show you another one for monday. the first day of the campaign. kevin rudd thomas kicked thismob out -- kevin rudd, kick out.mob >> thank you very much.
WHUT
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
to certain places. charles haviland, bbc news. >> let's get the very latest from charles who joins us from there. base for several al qaeda-linked extremist groups. is an al qaeda and taliban presence in many parts of pakistan. lahore has certainly reeled under militant attacks several times in the past few years, not so much recently, but they have reached -- they reached their zenith in 2010-2011. scores of people kled in different types of attacks, sometimes sectarian attacks, victimizing the shia population of pakistan, sometimes attacks sometimesfi tribes, in areas popular with forests -- tourists. yes, pakistan second-biggest city. the u.s. is clearly worried about what it calls a specific threat, but it is not explaining what that means. >> how long will the consulate be closed for, do we know? >> u.s. officials have been asked about this, and they are saying, we really do not know. as is interesting because pakistan was not included in the list of mainly muslim countries in which the u.s. diplomatic missions were closed starting from last sunday. is notsion in islamabad open today
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
is an issue of our national security, regional security, and global security. the u.s. rejects the use of chemical weapons by assad or any other regime. we are following this story and will continue to bring you coverage. we will post any documents released today on the alleged chemical attack against syrian civilians on our website, www.c- span.org. of the most fun times i ever had was -- it was 2006. it looked like democrats were going to take over, take back over the house, it was looking pretty bad for republicans. vice president cheney's office called and wanted to know if we could come over and have breakfast. we went over and had breakfast. before, it is unbelievable how much he knew about individual -- he had been to so many of these districts over the years as one of your republican leaders of the house. he was asking us how bad is this. , it is saying, yea pretty bad. that is fun when you get to do that, talk to the caucuses, you get a glimpse of the inside of the players. >> more than 30 years as a political analyst, charlie cook has uncovered trends and covered sincecongres
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
>>> and that is it for us. big reminder for "new day" monday prince william speaking for the first time since becoming dad. he is speaking to cnn's max foster on "new day" coming up on monday. for now let's toss it to the fabulous carol costello. >> hey, i have tim mcgraw in the newsroom, i think he beats out that prince. have a great day. "newsroom" starts now. >>> happening now in "newsroom" no warning. >> there was no distress call from the pilots. >> investigators back on the scene this morning for the flight recorder. >>> also, an 8-month-old abducted, a mother furious. >> i hope they -- >> a 25 mile-long chase with speeds over 100 miles per hour with a baby in the back seat. this dash cam capturing the violent end. are high-speed chases like this irresponsible? >>> plus, blurred lines. coming to the san diego mayor scandal. ♪ >> a local tv crew slamming bob filner with their own version of the song. ♪ we're on day 25 of filner watch. >>> and honoring america's heroes. first responders front and center. >> there is no second chance in if you're late, it will matter. >> cou
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
know, we rely basically on physician groups to tell us how many hours it takes to give various services. but there was a washington post or new york times article, i forgot which -- i think it was a washington post -- that showed that for certain specialties the doctor would have had to work over 24 hours a day to equal the number of hours that they had, were charged with. so we've got to get a better handle. and the people who are being disadvantaged under the current system are primary care. and that's what we have to fix. and you're exactly right. if we're going to get the right mix, the right work force mix, then we have to have the right reimburse bement structure. and a lot of that means let's replace the sgr which was not part of the affordable care act. it's a separate issue that we clearly have to deal with. i'm going to ask a question, if i might, jay, and that is -- [inaudible conversations] [laughter] >> those of you that have to sort of figure out in advising people how to enroll in the exchanges, i don't know if you've had a chance yet to take a look at the type of plans t
Current
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
with the u.s. by all allowing snowden to live there. >> we're extremely disdisappoi disdisappointed that russia would take this step, and not have snowden ex-spelled to the u.s. to face charges against him. he should be returned to the united states as soon as possible where he will be accorded full due process and protections. >> michael: sometimes i really don't believe that jay carney believes what he's saying. that was one of those moments. and a new poll released shows that majority of americans disagree with that. 55% think that edward snowden is in fact a whistle blower, while 45% think he is a traitor. jay carney issued a veiled threat saying they're considering a. : >> michael: joining us now from washington, d.c. one of our favorites, michael tomasky. great to have you back here. michael, does it matter that all of these lawmakers in washington are so angry about this? does it change anything between russia and the u.s.? >> i don't think it changes a thing. do you think vladimir putin cares what john mccain said? i don't think so. however anybody feels about snowden, whist
ABC
Aug 3, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: she said she used some b.a.r.t. alternatives during the last strike. >> i have tried the bus. i have done the muni and the ferry. >> reporter: this evening, we had hoped for an update from some of the unions before 11:00. i have been exchanging messages with one of the spokesperson s from that union. she tells me she is not sure when she will give us further information because everyone is still at the negotiating table. of course we will monitor this throughout this newscast and we should have an update if anything changes. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee has some strong words for both sides in the b.a.r.t. negotiations, work out a deal or else. >> if they can't get it together on i think a privilege to negotiation agreements between the two, then i think that privilege might have to be removed. if it is, it's a sorry state. it's a failure. >> reporter: lee says if b.a.r.t. workers resume their strike, he will consider asking the governor to step in. he called the last b.a.r.t. strike a hardship on commuters. the vast majority of people are cringing
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, you know, made us safer. we know what does and doesn't make us safer. >> reporter: it won't affect sentencing for drug offenders locally. but gascon says it is something he is working on and he may go to the voters to decide. >> what i'm saying if you have possession of drugs for personal use, it should be punishable no more than a misdemeanor. frankly, a year in jail is plenty of a conviction for simple possession of drugs of any kind of drug. again, we're not talking about people possessing large quantities of drugs or dealing. we are talking about people possessing drugs for personal use. >> reporter: the real question tonight is, how many of the country's 94 u.s. attorneys will implement the changes that holder is suggesting? how they handle the criminal cases is really at their discretion. i contacted northern california u.s. attorney melinda haag. a spokesman says she is not making any comments. >> linda, when we're talking about all the people in federal prisons across the country and drug offenders, how do the numbers break down? >> reporter: the federal prison population i
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
.n. inspectors get to the scene of an alleged chemical attack in syria as the u.s. considers a military strike. >>> donald trump is accused of cheating thousands of students at trump university. >>> and new evidence about the source of mercury contamination in fish. >>> we begin with the "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we're gambling with mother nature. >> fire crews race to control a wall of flames. >> an inferno burning is now the size of the city of chicago. >> it's burned more than 200 square miles. it is threatening a reservoir which supplies san francisco with most of its water. >> one man clings to a tree. watch as the truck was washed away. >> u.n. inspectors visit the sites of last wednesday's chemical weapons attack in syria. >> in the administration's view, this is not necessarily whether or not a chemical weapons attack happened. they believe there was one. >> we can't sit still. we've got to move quickly. >> weighing in on the jury verdict that cleared george zimmerman in the killing of florida teenager trayvon martin. >> i think it will be seen
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, unnecessarily large prison population, we need to ensure that incarceration is used to punish, deter, and rehabilitate, not merely to warehouse and forget. >> woodruff: one step toward a solution, according to holder: scale back mandatory minimum sentences for low-level, non- violent drug offenses. there are almost 220,000 prisoners in federal penitentiaries, now: 40% over capacity. nearly half those inmates are serving time for drug-related crimes. holder plans to tell federal prosecutors to change the way they handle those cases. >> they now will be charged with offenses for which the accompanying sentences are better suited to their individual conduct, rather than excessive prison terms more appropriate for violent criminals or drug kingpins. >> woodruff: the attorney general wants states to do likewise, given that 225,000 people are serving time in state prisons for drug crimes. there is longstanding, bi- partisan support for such reform. u.s. senator richard durbin of illinois has introduced the "smarter sentencing act", co- sponsored by fellow democrat patrick leahy of vermont
CNN
Aug 10, 2013 10:00am PDT
of the u.s. cars an homes are being washed away by the rapid water and oprah says a shop in switzerland refused to show her a handbag she wanted to buy. she says she was the victim of racism. we begin in idaho where the search for teen hannah anderson and her alleged kidnapper is intensifying. last hour, officials in cascade, idaho, said dozens of federal agents were scouring through a remote area, but the wilderness is making the search difficult there. paul is live for us now in san diego where the suspect is believed to have kidnapped the teenager after allegedly killing her mother and brother. officials are saying they're going to descend upon that vehicle that was abandoned there in idaho to look through it and see if more information can be found. like what? >> well, first off, let me tell you this, that the suspect apparently tried to hide that vehicle. it was covered in brush. he had pulled off the license plate somehow, but they found it and the big concern was that perhaps it was booby trapped, rigged with homemade bombs. he does have military experience. was a navy core man.
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am EDT
and not just right now. and that really has a lot of meaning to us. and we have great sympathy for the fact that this is an enormously complicated process that they're, that they are going through. what we have asked of the fcc commissioners is more traction parent si -- transparency, more engagement. it might be conventional wisdom that if broadcasters want to stop this -- actually, i think it's in our interests to accelerate this to the degree possible while still getting it right. because this has enormous consequence to the nation that there is a dedicated and healthy broadcast band dedicated to broadcasting if we're serious about preserving video on a large scale that is free and that is local. these things are hugely important to people. in the information age, people still care about gathering around their big screens and watching sporting events or getting emergency information or staying up with the news. it comes there broadcasting in a very significant way. so we, we gave up a lott of spectrum -- a lot of spectrum when we went from analog to digital. we're being asked for more. b
CNN
Aug 10, 2013 11:00am PDT
with us. you get to leave with these special parting gifts. >> have you seen this interesting article. >> coming up, mark zuckerberg has mostly shied away from politics until now. >> this is something that we believe is really important for the future of our country and for us to do what's right. >> why he and other titans of technology are pushing for immigration reform. that's coming up next. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. right now, get a 2013 chevrolet volt for around $269 per month. lecoca-cola is partneringg. with nashville parent and charlotte parent magazines, along with the mayors of those cities, in the fit family challenge. a community wide program that offers free classes that inspire families to get out, enjoy moving together, and even track their activity online. it's part of our goal to inspire more than three m
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 3:00am EDT
jazeera.com. [♪ music ] >> britain's vote intervention in syria won't change u.s. strategy. >> hello, and welcome. al jazeera. coming up, the most prominent muslim brotherhood leader in egypt has. arrested. and in the democratic republic of congo bombed. >> and scores of cities where fast food workers striking, demanding better wages. >> but first, the united states says its still considering taking military action against syria for its use of chemical weapons. search for backing follows vote in british parliament against enter glen the ayes to the right, 272. the nos to the left, 285. >> prime minister david cameron wanted support, but despite the british parliament reaction, the u.s. is not deterred. >> the u.s. is very strong in condemning the syrian regimes use of chemical weapons, and that vote in the parliament does not change that. that's a very significant position for any nation to take publicly. we'll continue to work with britain and consult with britain as we are with all of our allies. our approach is to continue to find an international coalition that will ac
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
-3880 for democrats, and (202) 585-3882 for independents. you can also contact us through social media, @cspanwj is our twitter and appeared you consider e-mail if you'd like to journal@c-span.org. "hill" newhe'll" -- savor this morning host: that is from the "hill" newspaper. and from "politico" this morning -- john boehner calls for a short-term continuing resolution. here's a little bit from the speaker from yesterday. [video clip] >> the appropriators have a tough job over the last couple of years. they have taken a lot of tough votes in their committee. so i understand the frustration that they are dealing with. but i just want to make clear -- the sequestration is going to remain in effect until the president agrees to cut some toorms that will allow us remove it. the president insisted on the sequester, and none of us wanted, none of us like it. there are smarter ways to cut spending. the house has moved twice over the last year and a half to replace the sequester. we saw no action in the united states senate. so if they want the sequester to go, we will have to get serious about our long
CNN
Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. one who lost track of how many he murdered. an american teen takes us inside the ruthless drug cartel that he killed for when he was just 15 years old. we begin with the biggest sports doping story since lance armstrong. the highest paid major leaguer ever. number five on the all time home run list signing autographs today. he once denied ever using steroids, then denied using them after 20034. now he's suspended for allegedly using them since then. accused of having ties to b biogenesis. a. rod drew a suspension without pay. late today he spoke to reporters. >> i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself no one will. >> he play during his appeal. he's playing tonight in chicago, where jason carroll joins us. b.j. quinn has been following this story. >> when we saw alex rod reegs ez walk into the room about an hour or so ago, he seemed to be holding back emotion. it was also evasive, in terms of answering specific questions. in terms of whether he used performance enhancing drugs. he was denied it before, asked about it again tonight. wasn't going to ge
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 9:00am PDT
promote intolerance and discrimination. >> phil black joins us now from moscow. to hear that gay relationships are unequal and everything, the backlash still it seems that vladmir putin unwaiveriunwaveri they feel. >> reporter: they deny claims it's an anti-gay law. they say it's designed to protect children from material and information they belief those children are not yet ready to deal with. it seems the pressure is likely to increase as the games get closer. the challenge for russia will be standing by this law they believe which is broadly unpopular for much of the world while hosting an olympics that russia wants to be declared an international success. >> there was a poll that says three quarters of russians said homosexuality should not be accepted by society. 33% in the u.s. 18% in britain. it's a huge figure. what is it that has so many russians feeling that way? >> reporter: there's some big culture and historical factors here. the last century it was a closed off society when it was part of the soviet union. during the soviet times it was a crime being gay. russia ha
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